Product images of HM steam sloops 'Rattler' and 'Alecto'
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HM steam sloops 'Rattler' and 'Alecto'
HM Steam sloops 'Rattler' and 'Alecto' towing stern to stern, for the purpose of testing the relative powers of the screw propeller and the paddle wheel... in the North Sea during a perfect calm on the 3 April 1845, on which occasion the Rattler towed the Alecto stern foremost...
Original size: 436 mm x 560 mm
- Image reference: PY0923
- National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London